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  Definition of circumscribe
  1. restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"
  2. draw a line around; "He drew a circle around the points"
  3. to draw a geometric figure around another figure so that the two are in contact but do not intersect
Similar Words: limit, confine

 

Hyponyms: hold down, number, keep down, cap, restrict, curtail, curb, cut back, demarcate, delimit, delimitate, content, ration

 

Derivational Morphology: circumscription, limit, bounds, boundary, limitation, restriction

 

 
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